Editorials

Guest Editorial: Three Boardmembers make their endorsements for HPS

A school board functions best when it can be a genuine link between the community and the school system. All seven members are responsible for working with the…

Cooperation will be key in transforming Jos. Campau

One of Hamtramck’s most prominent commercial property owners has come under scrutiny in the past couple of weeks. A report in the online publication Mlive.com has stirred up…

News

Local immigrants are ‘worried’ over national ICE crackdown

Local immigrants are ‘worried’ over national ICE crackdown

  By Charles Sercombe So far, Hamtramck has not been a target of an apparent…

City manager vote erupts into verbal jabs

City manager vote erupts into verbal jabs

  By Charles Sercombe For a few minutes, Tuesday’s city council meeting was a reminder…

Receivership board hints it will play a role in keeping city manager

Receivership board hints it will play a role in keeping city manager

  By Charles Sercombe If the City of Allen Park is any guide, Hamtramck can…

New ZBA appointee is a no-show

New ZBA appointee is a no-show

    By Charles Sercombe There is one thing you can say about newly appointed…

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Business

Market’s closing signals more change to come in city’s retail offerings

Market’s closing signals more change to come in city’s retail offerings

  By Charles Sercombe A Hamtramck shopping landmark is now history. The Polish Market on Jos. Campau and Belmont abruptly announced it was closing this past weekend on…

Medical complex is part of Conant reinvention and rebirth

Medical complex is part of Conant reinvention and rebirth

  By Charles Sercombe A few years ago a former Polish bakery sat empty and falling apart on Conant near Evaline. But much like the rest of Conant…

DDA is offering grants for businesses to purchase new signs

DDA is offering grants for businesses to purchase new signs

  Jos. Campau business owners who are thinking about getting a new sign this year have a helping hand waiting. The city’s Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is once…

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Photo Gallery

Faces from the Hamtramck Labor Day Festival 2016

Faces from the Hamtramck Labor Day Festival 2016

By Charles Sercombe One of our favorite pastimes at the festival is people watching. There are so many interesting faces and…

News

Breaking news … Bomb scare in Hamtramck City Hall

Breaking news … Bomb scare in Hamtramck City Hall

  By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck City Hall was abruptly evacuated Friday afternoon after an elderly woman brought two World War II-era hand grenades into the police station.…

Features

Hamtramck actor was the first famous movie superhero

Hamtramck actor was the first famous movie superhero

  By Kurt J. Kolka The Review Special Writer Today, many people are awaiting the premiere of the movie “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice” on March…

Editorials

Change in election law will hurt Hamtramck voters

It’s not often we talk about issues outside of Hamtramck. But recently Gov. Rick Snyder, a Republican, signed into law two very bad pieces of election law…

Sports

For the first time in years, HHS baseball team come home champs

For the first time in years, HHS baseball team come home champs

By Alan Madeleine Last week, Hamtramck High’s boys’ varsity baseball team won their first district championship since … well, since anybody can seem to remember. And the…